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Pieced Drawstring Bag

Hang this drawstring bag on the front door to welcome visitors or use the woodsy delight indoors to collect holiday cards.


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Assemble, Appliqué, and Quilt Bag Body Triangle

1. Lay out hourglass blocks in three rows (Diagram 2). Sew together blocks in each row. Press seams in one direction, alternating direction with each row. Join rows to make bag body rectangle. The bag body rectangle should be 21-1/2x11" including seam allowances.

2. Referring to Appliqué Placement Diagram, position appliqués on bag body rectangle. Fuse all pieces in place.

3. Using black thread and working from bottom layer to top, machine-blanket-stitch around each appliqué to make appliquéd bag body.

4. Layer appliquéd bag body rectangle with batting and purple print 24x13" rectangles; baste. Quilt as desired.